see put in mothballs.
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How to use mothballs in a sentence
We rented the house, put our belongings in mothballs, and left on February 20.
No more, no more will robins nest within their lilac shade, for they are folded now and pressed, and with the mothballs laid.Uncle Walt [Walt Mason]|Walt Mason
The house was over-warm, and there was a musty smell of over-aged furniture, old leather, and the pungence of mothballs.The Fourth R|George Oliver Smith
He smelled faintly of mothballs and looked very respectable.Sugar Plum|Reginald Bretnor
Couldn't you fix hit up in terbaccy er mothballs ag'in' de time I need hit?Miss Mink's Soldier and Other Stories|Alice Hegan Rice